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Belchalwell is a village in the civil parish of Okeford Fitzpaine in the Blackmore Vale, North Dorset, and lies two and a half miles south of Sturminster Newton and six miles north-west of Blandford. The village lies under the north slopes of Bell Hill, part of the Dorset Downs, and is Saxon in origin, with a medieval church, much renovated.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Belchalwell, Dorset has been known in the past
Belchalwell, Dorset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Bellchalwell, par., mid. Dorset, 6½ miles NW. of Blandford, 1308 ac., pop. 169.
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